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When you learn that your child may need a bone marrow transplant (BMT), you will naturally have a lot of questions. We encourage you to ask as many as you need to, as having a thorough discussion may help you › Continue Reading

When Roman was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at 18 months old, we were solely focused on his survival. Receiving a diagnosis like this felt like a typhoon and a tornado hitting us at the same time. Complete devastation and total helplessness. › Continue Reading

Daphne Nieves recently received a life-saving bone marrow transplant on her tenth birthday. The donor is a perfect match with the same blood type, so Daphne’s mother is hopeful. Many people sent cards and gifts to Daphne, and nurses sang › Continue Reading

Tomorrow I’ll be starting a journey that sounds almost ridiculous. On September 12, I will join 20 others as we set off on a 700-mile bike ride, pedaling about 100 miles a day for seven days, all the way from › Continue Reading

When my husband and I made the decision to take our 3 year-old son, William, to the emergency department at Cincinnati Children’s on New Year’s Eve 2007, we had no idea how incredibly ill he was. The diagnosis of hemophagocytic › Continue Reading

Leaving Home

Leaving home to travel for a family member’s medical care is a difficult decision to make, but for so many of the families who choose to make a trip to Cincinnati Children’s, the right care makes the decision easier. And › Continue Reading

A road trip from Toronto to Sacramento by way of Calgary, Minnesota, Dayton and Cincinnati is certainly not the fastest route to take, but then, my trip wasn’t about making time, it was about taking time to honor the fight › Continue Reading